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KGSR's Weekend Guide: NYE Edition!


Willie Nelson & Family New Year with Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, and Blackberry Smoke
6:30 PM | ACL Live

Ring in 2018 with hometown hero Willie Nelson and his family at the close of his three-day New Year celebration at ACL Live! Willie's son, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real will be performing, as well as Blackberry Smoke, and will feature appearances by Father Time Texas and Baby New Year.


NYE 1976
7:00 PM | Hotel Vegas

Celebrate NYE 1976 with the Hotel Vegas/Volstead crew and all of your favorite local artists performing as the 70's most legendary music icons! All night long, members of Sweet Spirit, Moving Panoramas, Tinnarose, Roky Moon & Bolt!, Eagleize It, and too many more local bands to list will be taking the stage as Fleetwood Mac, ABBA, The Eagles, Blondie, BeeGees, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and more to perform all of your fav hits of 1976! There will be three stages of live music, drink and food specials all night, and a champagne toast. 


Austin's New Year with Brownout, Ian Moore Band, Tomar and the FCs, Magna Carda, and more
3:00 PM - 10:30 PM | Auditorium Shores

The City of Austin's annual New Year's Eve celebration will take place at Auditorium Shores again this year, for a free, family-friendly, and fun evening of live music, art, and yummy eats and drinks for all! Brownout, Ian Moore Band, Tomar and the FCs, Magna Carda, Charlie Faye & the Fayettes, and more will take the stage Sunday night, that will also feature art installations, activities for the kiddos, and the best local food eateries.


Bob Schneider's New Year's Eve Party with Jai Malano
8:00 PM | Paramount Theatre

The Paramount Theatre invites you to celebrate NYE in their beautiful historic theatre this year, with musical accompaniement by local favorite, Bob Schneider! The incredibly talented blues and soul vocalist, Jai Malano, will also perform at the New Year bash, which has tickets still available ranging from $35 - $100.

Noon Year's Eve Balloon Drop and Bubble Wrap Stomp
12:00 PM & 2:00 PM | Thinkery

Looking for a way to celebrate with little ones who have a bedtime well before midnight? The Thinkery is hosting a fun-filled "Noon Year's Eve" party in the early afternoon with a countdown and balloon drop, winter crafts, "snowball" fights, special performances, and a bubble wrap stomp! Space is limited so make sure to get there a bit early to ensure your spots.

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